World Book Club

World Book Club

World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel. This monthly programme, presented by Harriett Gilbert, includes questions from World Service listeners.

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In July Andrey Kurkov will be discussing his novel Death and The Penguin in Kiev, in the Ukraine.

Aspiring, but desperate writer Viktor is asked to write the obituaries of Kiev’s VIPs, to be kept on file should they die. His pride at being published soon turns to horror as he is drawn into a terrible conspiracy.

Please send in your questions about the book to worldbookclub@bbc.co.uk.

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World Book Club invites the globe's greatest authors to discuss their best known novel

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